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Wednesday, February 19, 2020 7:00 PM

The Rinehart case: to stay or not to stay

The courts are often requested to enforce an arbitration agreement by granting a stay of court proceedings. A stay application may be

Wednesday, February 19, 2020 7:00 PM

Lawyer’s Advocacy in Arbitrations: The Top 10 Horrible, Terrible, No Good Mistakes Lawyers Make

There's a great argument that lawyer advocacy in an arbitration is more essential than at a trial in court. This post is the beginning of the 10 most

Wednesday, February 19, 2020 7:00 PM

International arbitration: key legislative developments

Arbitration in Belize is governed by the Arbitration Act. As the act was last amended in 1980, it has become somewhat outdated. However, these

Wednesday, February 19, 2020 7:00 PM

California’s Arbitration Agreement Ban on Hold

A controversial California law that would have prevented employers from requiring arbitration agreements as a condition of employment has been

Wednesday, February 19, 2020 7:00 PM

Separation doesn’t need to be combative; it can be collaborative

Collaborative practice is an approach taken by separating couples who want to deal with finance, children and separation issues in a

Wednesday, February 19, 2020 7:00 PM

Arbitration case law update: Supreme Court lifts stay on enforcement of ICSID award: the Micula saga continues

In the latest instalment of a long-running dispute, the Supreme Court has lifted the stay on the enforcement of a 150m ICSID

Wednesday, February 19, 2020 7:00 PM

Insufficiently stamped agreements: can parties still seek interim relief in support of India-seated arbitrations?

The Supreme Court recently held that the courts cannot appoint an arbitrator on the basis of an arbitration clause if the agreement containing such

Wednesday, February 19, 2020 7:00 PM

California Appeals Preliminary Injunction Against State Ban on Employment Arbitration Agreements

The State of California has filed a notice of appeal of the district court’s decision granting a preliminary injunction enjoining the State from

Wednesday, February 19, 2020 7:00 PM

Partial annulment of award based on ultra petita grounds

A recent case addressed the partial annulment of an award which granted damages where the prayer for relief sought only a declaration (ultra petita

Wednesday, February 19, 2020 7:00 PM

Take care to avoid conflict of interest when appointing an adjudicator

There is a high threshold for judicially reviewing an adjudicator's determination under the Construction Contracts Act 2002 (CCA). A recent case

Tuesday, February 18, 2020 7:00 PM

California’s Anti-Arbitration Law AB 51 Deemed UnenforceableTemporarily

California employers may breathe a temporary sigh of relief after the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California issued an order

Tuesday, February 18, 2020 7:00 PM

Micula v Romania: The next chapter

In the latest episode of the long-running Micula saga, the UK Supreme Court has today finally closed the English chapter of a 15-year long investment

Tuesday, February 18, 2020 7:00 PM

The 2nd Edition of Arbitration in Lithuania is online

Being an effective way to solve disputes, arbitration is still a complex process comprising of various procedural principles, rules and regulations

Tuesday, February 18, 2020 7:00 PM

Transmission de la clause compromissoire à un assureur non-signataire

Dans un arrêt du 26 novembre 2019 (n 1820873), la Cour d’appel de Paris a eu l’occasion de se prononcer sur la transmission de la clause

Tuesday, February 18, 2020 7:00 PM

Court's discretion trumps International Arbitration Act in admiralty case

In 2017 South Africa promulgated the International Arbitration Act (IAA) with a view to creating a viable arbitral forum on the African continent to

Tuesday, February 18, 2020 7:00 PM

Construction Law Masters Podcast Series: Soundbite 2 - Views on arbitrations

A soundbite of the full conversation highlighting this part of the discussion can be found on SoundCloud, Spotify and iTunes. The full conversation

Monday, February 17, 2020 7:00 PM

Mediating healthcare claims

NHS Resolution recently published its report detailing the findings of the Claims Mediation Service. The Claims Mediation Service was launched in

Monday, February 17, 2020 7:00 PM

A rundown of common mediation mistakes

In many cases, lawyers are failing to use mediation effectively and doing a disservice to their clients. The good news is that if you choose a good

Monday, February 17, 2020 7:00 PM

Doing Business in the UK: Consumer Sector 2020

The UK’s consumer sector has shown resilience against the backdrop of challenging political and economic conditions. Consumers in the UK remain

Monday, February 17, 2020 7:00 PM

Die Einigungsstelle bei der Einführung von IT-Systemen - eine Chance?

Die Einführung und ständige Aktualisierung von modernen IT-Systemen ist für Unternehmen von entscheidender Bedeutung, um wettbewerbsfähig zu sein und

Monday, February 17, 2020 7:00 PM

The ABC of arbitration in El Salvador.

This is one of the modalities that has contributed the most to the management of the controversies, by facilitating the administration of justice on

Monday, February 17, 2020 7:00 PM

Update: The Hague Rules on Business and Human Rights Arbitration

The recently released1 Hague Rules on Business and Human Rights Arbitration may assist and encourage the widening of the ambit of arbitration beyond

Monday, February 17, 2020 7:00 PM

Ninth Circuit Decision Has Significant Implications for Terms and Conditions in Smartphone Apps

A recent Ninth Circuit decision centered on something most consumers use many times every day: smartphone apps

Monday, February 17, 2020 7:00 PM

The Debate Over Vavilov’s Applicability to Commercial Arbitration Appeals Continues in Alberta

Within the span of two weeks, two lower courts in different provinces have reached opposite conclusions about the standard of review for an arbitral

Monday, February 17, 2020 7:00 PM

El ABC del arbitraje en El Salvador

Esta es una de las modalidades que más ha contribuido a la gestión de las controversias, al facilitar la administración de

Monday, February 17, 2020 7:00 PM

The enforceability of arbitration clauses in BC employment contracts

The BC Supreme Court recently considered the enforceability of arbitration clauses in employment contracts, as was addressed in Heller v. Uber

Sunday, February 16, 2020 7:00 PM

The Enforcement of Arbitral awards and foreign provisions within three days in United Arab Emirates

Article 85 of the Regulations of the Civil Procedures Law issued by Cabinet Resolution No. 57 of 2018 ("Regulation") regarding the regulations of

Sunday, February 16, 2020 7:00 PM

Overview: MLI choices made by the Netherlands, Belgium, Luxembourg and Switzerland

On 7 June 2017, the Multilateral Instrument (MLI) was signed covering 68 jurisdictions. In the meantime multiple other jurisdictions have si

Sunday, February 16, 2020 7:00 PM

Ensuring equality of arms and fairness in International Arbitration

Voltaire was - amongst other things - a law student who over his lifetime would have called many cities, that have become leading European centres of

Sunday, February 16, 2020 7:00 PM

“Each problem that I solved became a rule, which served afterwards to solve other problems”: Is international arbitration stifling the development of precedent-based legal systems?

René Descartes’ treatise “Discourse on the Method” (1637) was unusual for its time, being written in French (rather than Latin) so that it could be

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